Android 15 Update: Release Window, Expected Supported Phones 

Android is always evolving, with a new version released every year. While the stable Android 14 is still rolling out for many eligible devices, we are already anticipating the release of the Android 15 update. Android 14 brought several new features and stability improvements, and we hope that Android 15 continues on this legacy.

If you are one of the lucky users to experience Android 14 in 2023, you should be rightfully excited for Android 15 in 2024. To add to this excitement, let’s look at the expected release window and a list of supported phones for Android 15.

Android 15 Update: Release Window

Google usually announces a new iteration of Android every year in February. This is the Developer Preview build intended for testing by developers and programmers alike. This year, too, the Android 15 first Developer Preview was announced on February 16, 2024, followed by the Public Beta in April 2024, and finally, the stable release, possibly in October 2024.

Release Window android 15
Credit: GoogleBlog

Google will likely announce Android 15 at the I/O 2024, which will held on May 14, 2024.

Last year, the stable release of Android 14 was delayed due to technical issues and the fact that Google wanted to merge the launch of the Pixel 8 series with Android 14. With this in mind, we can’t say whether the stable Android 15 update could be released alongside the Pixel 9 series in October 2024.

The Developer Preview is only available for Pixel devices. Other OEMs will only start testing Android 15 on their devices when the Public Beta is out. Regardless, the Pixel devices will always be the first to get the update, whether it’s a Public Beta or a Stable update.

You can expect OEMs like Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO, ASUS, etc., to start testing Android 15 in July/August 2024. As for the stable Android 15, expect it as early as November/December 2024 on your non-Pixel phone.

Stage Time frame
Developer Preview February – March 2024
Beta 1 and 2 April – June 2024
Platform Stability (Beta 3 and 4) June – August 2024
Stable Build October 2024 (Expected)

Android 15 Update: Supported Phones (Expected)

We currently have no official information on the Android 15-supported phones. However, with a rise in the new and better software support policies of several OEMs, Android 15 will be supported by many more phones than Android 14. 

The Google Pixel devices will be the first to enjoy the latest software, followed by phones from Samsung, OnePlus, Xiaomi, OPPO, Vivo, and others.

Android 15 Supported Phones

Google Pixel

As per Google’s latest software update policy, the Pixel 8 series will get seven years of OS updates, and the older devices will get three years of OS updates. Pixel 6 and newer devices are eligible for the Android 15 update. Here is an official list of supported Pixel phones:

  • Google Pixel 6
  • Google Pixel 6 Pro
  • Google Pixel 6a
  • Google Pixel 7
  • Google Pixel 7 Pro
  • Google Pixel 7a
  • Google Pixel 8
  • Google Pixel 8 Pro
  • Google Pixel Fold
  • Google Pixel Tablet

Samsung

Samsung promises four years of major OS updates and five years of security updates for most of its devices, including budget and mid-range ones. Here is a list of Samsung phones expected to get Android 15:

Samsung Galaxy Z Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip4
  • Samsung Galaxy Z Flip3

Samsung Galaxy S Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S23+
  • Samsung Galaxy S23 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy S23
  • Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy S22+
  • Samsung Galaxy S22
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S21+ 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G (Snapdragon and Exynos)
  • Samsung Galaxy S21 5G

Samsung Galaxy A Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy A73
  • Samsung Galaxy A54
  • Samsung Galaxy A53
  • Samsung Galaxy A35
  • Samsung Galaxy A55
  • Samsung Galaxy A34
  • Samsung Galaxy A33
  • Samsung Galaxy A25
  • Samsung Galaxy A24
  • Samsung Galaxy A15 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A15
  • Samsung Galaxy A14 5G
  • Samsung Galaxy A14
  • Samsung Galaxy A05s
  • Samsung Galaxy A05

Samsung Galaxy M Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy M54
  • Samsung Galaxy M34 5G

Samsung Galaxy F Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy F54
  • Samsung Galaxy F34
  • Samsung Galaxy F14

Samsung Galaxy Tab Series:

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S9 FE Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Ultra
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Plus
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab S8
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A9
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab A9 Plus

OnePlus

OnePlus promises four years of software support for its flagship devices, while the mid-range or upper mid-range devices get three or two years of software support. Here is a list of OnePlus devices that will get Android 15:

Regular Series:

  • OnePlus Open
  • OnePlus 11
  • OnePlus 11R
  • OnePlus 10T
  • OnePlus 10 Pro
  • OnePlus 10R
  • OnePlus 9RT
  • OnePlus 9 Pro
  • OnePlus 9

Nord Series:

  • OnePlus Nord 3
  • OnePlus Nord CE 3
  • OnePlus Nord CE 3 Lite / Nord N30

Xiaomi

Xiaomi has not clarified the software support for many of its older devices. Nevertheless, the latest ones are promised to get at least two to four years of software support. We can speculate which of the devices will get Android 15. Here is a list:

Xiaomi Series:

  • Xiaomi 14 Pro
  • Xiaomi 14
  • Xiaomi 13 Ultra
  • Xiaomi 13 Pro+
  • Xiaomi 13 Pro
  • Xiaomi 13T Pro
  • Xiaomi 13T
  • Xiaomi 13
  • Xiaomi 12 Pro
  • Xiaomi 12 Lite 5G
  • Xiaomi 12

Redmi Series:

  • Redmi Note 13 Pro+
  • Redmi Note 13 Pro
  • Redmi Note 13
  • Redmi Note 12T Pro
  • Redmi Note 12S
  • Redmi Note 12 Turbo
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro 4G
  • Redmi Note 12 5G
  • Redmi Note 12
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro+ 5G
  • Redmi Note 12 Pro 5G
  • Redmi 13C
  • Redmi 12 5G
  • Redmi 12
  • Redmi K60
  • Redmi K60 Pro
  • Redmi K60 Ultra
  • Redmi K70 Pro
  • Redmi K70
  • Redmi K70E

POCO Series:

  • POCO F5 Pro
  • POCO F5
  • POCO M6 Pro 5G
  • POCO M6 Pro 4G
  • POCO X6 5G
  • POCO X6 Pro 5G

OPPO

Like everyone else, OPPO has also not released an official list of devices eligible for Android 15. However, based on past releases and software support policies, we can speculate on the list.

OPPO Find Series:

  • OPPO Find X6 Pro
  • OPPO Find X6
  • OPPO Find N3 Flip
  • OPPO Find N2 Flip
  • OPPO Find N2
  • OPPO F23

OPPO Reno Series:

  • OPPO Reno10 Pro+
  • OPPO Reno10 Pro
  • OPPO Reno10
  • OPPO Reno9 Pro+
  • OPPO Reno9 Pro
  • OPPO Reno9
  • OPPO Reno8 T 5G
  • OPPO Reno8 T

realme

realme promises a maximum of three years of software support, even for its flagship phones. Other devices get either one or two years of software updates. Based on these policies, we can speculate on the devices that will get Android 15:

realme GT Series:

  • realme GT 5 Pro
  • realme GT 2 Pro
  • realme GT 2
  • realme GT Neo 3
  • realme GT Neo 3 150W
  • realme GT Neo 3T

realme Number Series:

  • realme 11 Pro 5G
  • realme 11 Pro+ 5G
  • realme 10 Pro 5G
  • realme 10 Pro+ 5G
  • realme 11 5G
  • realme 11x 5G

realme Narzo Series:

  • realme Narzo 60 5G
  • realme Narzo 60 Pro 5G
  • realme Narzo 60x 5G

Nothing

Nothing promises three years of major OS updates for the Nothing Phone 2, while the Nothing Phone 1 has already received all the major OS updates it was supposed to. Here is a list of Nothing phones expected to get the Android 15 update:

  • Nothing Phone 2
  • Nothing Phone 2A

Sony

Sony generally offers two years of major OS updates and two years of security updates, even for its flagship devices. Here is a list of supported Sony phones for Android 15:

  • Sony Xperia Pro-I
  • Sony Xperia 10 V
  • Sony Xperia 5 V
  • Sony Xperia 5 IV
  • Sony Xperia 1 V
  • Sony Xperia 1 IV

Note: The above lists are not official and have been made based on the company’s software update policies. Also, the lists only include phones available when writing this article. Hence, some phones could be excluded or included once the official lists arrive.

Mehtab is a tech writer at DealNTech, where he covers PC and mobile-related guides and news. He is passionate about helping people understand and use technology to their advantage. In his role at DealNTech, Mehtab focuses on creating informative and engaging content on a variety of PC and mobile-related topics, including Windows, CPU, GPU, and Android. Email: [email protected]. Follow him on X(Twitter)

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